updated Sat. September 3, 2022
April 27, 2018
... of African Football for resisting attempts to bribe him into influencing the outcome of a Confederation Cup match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea last week. ... On the same day that CAF heaped praise on Matemera, they also handed the Zimbabwean official another tough Confederation Cup assignment.
April 26, 2018
BANGUI - Two men suspected of being involved in a failed coup in Equatorial Guinea have been arrested in Bangui, the Central African Republic government said on Wednesday. CAR Justice Minister Flavien Mbata told AFP that "investigations continue" following the detention last week of Feissal MandjoÃâÃÂ ...
April 20, 2018
“Human rights violations are common currency and used by those who wield power in Equatorial Guinea,” said the main opposition Citizens for Innovation (CI) ... However, the country's third deputy prime minister Alfonso Nsue Mokuy, who is in charge of human rights, told AFP: “We have nothing to hide.”.
April 8, 2018
President Ram Nath Kovind, who is visiting Equatorial Guinea, on Sunday urged the African nation to realise full potential of its relations with India by ... for African countries and technical expertise in various fields including agriculture, mining, health, telecommunications and IT, an official communique said.
April 7, 2018
The President's visit to Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland will be the first-ever visit by any head of state of India. ... The visit comes at the invitation of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. President Obiang will also host an official banquet lunch for President Kovind. In the eveningÃâÃÂ ...
April 5, 2018
New Delhi, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Indian President Ram Nath Kovind will make a state visit to Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12 to ... the First Lady and Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandavia, and two members of the Parliament.
April 4, 2018
Similarly, India's relations with Spanish speaking and oil rich Equatorial Guinea (EG) are growing. M.J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs was on a first ever bilateral visit to Equatorial Guinea in 2017. President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo visited India for the first time inÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
An alleged Russian “front man” for Equatorial Guinea's kleptocratic ruling Obiang family counts two notable Ukrainian businessmen among his associates: One is a former security official who was once imprisoned for smuggling missiles to Iran; the other is an arms dealer with business interests throughoutÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
Greater petroleum industry collaboration between the UAE and Equatorial Guinea, and between OPEC nations in the Middle East and Africa, was on the agenda for Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons as he arrived in Abu Dhabi this weekend. H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 17, 2018
The Security Council met today to discuss a letter written by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to the President of the Security Council, which outlined a nerve-agent attack against Sergei Skripal and his daughter that had left them both in critical condition. In the letter dated 13 March from the ChargeÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance bilateral relations in the energy and mining sectors. The MoU was signed in Maputo by Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima and Mozambique's MinisterÃâÃÂ ...
Human Rights Watch
March 7, 2018
An Equatorial Guinean court on March 7, 2018 released an artist imprisoned on dubious charges for nearly six months, 18 human rights groups said today. ... After offering details that conflicted with the official account, the officer admitted that he had acted on orders of his superiors, they said.
March 6, 2018
The countries have already sent a letter, we are evaluating,” the minister explained. The minister also said that OPEC in general supports Venezuela's proposal to extend the work of the OPEC, non-OPEC oil market monitoring by additional five years. “It's something that allows producing countries to projectÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Emerging gas player Mozambique has signed an agreement with mature producer Equatorial Guinea that will see the pair collaborate in the petroleum ... The pact was signed by Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima and Mozambique's Minister of MineralÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2018
Malabo, March 5, 2018 – Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to enhance bilateral relations in the energy and mining sectors. The MoU was signed in Maputo by Equatorial Guinea's Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang LimaÃâÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
Maputo — Mozambique and Equatorial Guinea have agreed to cooperate in hydrocarbon training , exploration and operations, an area in which the west African state has a great deal of experience. To this end, the Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Max Tonela, on Friday signed aÃâÃÂ ...
Brookings Institution (blog)
March 2, 2018
Africa in the news: South Africa considers new land policy, Djibouti retakes port, and Equatorial Guinea takes France to court ... Notably, Ramaphosa's intra-party rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has been appointed minister in the presidency of planning and monitoring, and Zuma-backer David Mabuza hasÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Cape Town — Equatorial Guinea has taken the French government to the International Court of Justice, accusing it of violating the diplomatic ... Obiang was accused of spending more than 1,000 times his official annual salary on the six-storey mansion on Avenue Foch, one of Paris's most exclusive streets.
February 27, 2018
Moreover, Ethiopian Ministry of Trade, Minister Assefa Mulugeta said: "Equatorial Guinean's has strong economy, Ethiopia has an interest in importing oil from Equatorial Guinea apart from other areas of cooperation, further researches will be conducted, based on the currently signed agreements.".
February 26, 2018
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (1st R) meets with the Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (1st L), who arrived here Sunday for a two-day visit, ... Equatorial Guinean Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue attended the meeting.
February 22, 2018
The announcement came at a joint news conference following a meeting between Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang in capital Addis Ababa. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said the two leaders discussed bilateral relations in the spheres ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
In 2016, the UN judges in The Hague urged France to ensure the protection of the diplomatic mission in Paris, but sidestepped Equatorial Guinea's request for Obiang's trial to be halted. Relations between the two countries have furthered deteriorated after Equatorial Guinea's foreign minister, Agapito MbaÃâÃÂ ...
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